arkansas

Water projects get recommendation for Arkansas American Rescue Plan Act money

Arkansas’ water may soon run a little clearer. What’s happening: The Arkansas American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Steering Committee on Thursday OK’d $300 million for state water-related needs requested by the Department of Agriculture. why it matters: There are 1,417 water-related infrastructure projects valued at more than $5.26 billion that need attention statewide, according to …

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Arkansas electric cooperatives monitoring record energy consumption

“I am a little worried about if it gets so hot they may do those rolling blackouts,” said homeowner, Cindy Moore. “I think they do those sometimes so, yeah, that is a concern.”It’s a concern of officials at the Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas, as well. “Two weeks ago, we hit a new peak of 2,600 …

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Tips on electric bill savings during blistering Arkansas heat

The dog days of summer can take a big bite out of your budget. That’s why power companies, like Carroll Electric, are advising their customers on ways to save.”The hotter it is outside the more electricity is going to be sold or consumed,” said Carroll Electric Vice President of Corporate Relations, Cory Smith.So how do …

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